Champaign, Illinois

D & W Lake Camping and RV Park

Champaign, Illinois



Champaign, Illinois
Phone: (217) 356-3732

Sites: 40
Recent Rate: $30 6/2015

Latitude: 40.1854717356666
Longitude: -88.2537317276

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets no
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $3.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 3.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking no
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access yes
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals yes
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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99 Reviews

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CyberRanger

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $30.00
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Nice level lots and easy utility hook-up. Park is easy to get to from interstate. Highway is close but there is minimal noise. There is a small lake which is nice but did not use it for anything. Looks like one could rent kayaks or maybe fish in it. WiFi worked well and good Verizon reception. I also used a satellite dish and had good reception. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Jerry S

Review Count: 546
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $30.00
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As with our previous stay here (see my 2014 review) our supposed full hookup site's sewer was too far from the pad to be worth getting out extra hose for just an overnight stay. Fortunately, we were able to get satellite TV reception and the Wi-Fi system worked for us. The sites are fairly large but, as indicated above, the utility placement is poor. This park is fine if you don't need convenient sewer or TV. There is nothing within easy walking distance. Like most parks on this trip, there was no recycling. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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jbrucemagon

Review Count: 139
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $30.00
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Really attractive park with most sites facing large fishing pond surrounded by farm fields. Level gravel site with mature trees, good sized grass areas between sites, good utility connections, very good wifi, very good Verizon signal. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Judy and Ed

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $30.00
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We've stayed here several times in the past and have always been well satisfied with our experience. They're doing some upgrades and adding sites, but the most important feature for us is that it has been open year-round. We always stop here each year when heading south. It's the first campground open during the winter after leaving our home in WI and we so appreciate being able to get off the freeway easily, pull in and park quickly, and always get super-friendly service. They've recently added a dog park which is also very much-appreciated. This year we also stayed here overnight on our return trip home. Definitely a good stop for us and very reasonable too! We love the fact that we can depend on staying here even during the cold months so we don't have to find a motel and restaurant just to spend the night and have dinner and breakfast out while traveling.....saves us time, money and hassle! We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Judy Birchland

Review Count: 39
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $30.00
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Super friendly staff helpful staff settled us in after a warm welcome. Exceptionally dog friendly with a brand new fenced dog run (big enough for our big dogs) and doggie treats on arrival. The place is well groomed with nice wide and long lots with grass and hardtop.gravel to park on. They have benches overlooking the lake and lovely flower beds to sit and contemplate life. The sunsets were fabulous. We stayed a week and we really liked this place. The laundry is small, 1 washer and 1 dryer but cheap. It's a short drive from the campsite to every major box store you could want. The campground is set well back from the interstate so there was some noise but far off. We heard coyotes and saw jackrabbits. The lake is a small manmade one stocked with fish. There is a creek/drainage ditch nearby making the boundary on one side of the park. It was pleasant to walk around the lake with our dogs. It was late fall when we arrived and we stayed a week because we had friends to visit. Internet alternated between impossibly slow and super fast and was mostly adequate to good though we found we could not use Skype. They had only one space available for a full week as it is very busy with many fellow snowbirds migrating south although most don't stay more than one or two nights so call ahead for a longer stay. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Jerry S

Review Count: 546
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $30.00
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We finally stayed here after bypassing this park 30+ times over the years during our annual May and October trips to and from the Gulf Coast. I just don't understand the high ratings for this place. I'd like to say we had a FHU site but the utility placement left us unable to use the sewer. The sewer was at the entrance of fairly long, level, gravel site and almost 20' off the RV pad. We would have need over 30' of sewer hose to reach it. I saw numerous RVs using at least 30' of sewer hose or not hooking up to the too far away sewer at all. In order to get satellite TV (only a few sites are SaTV friendly) reception we had to park fairly far forward in the site which meant we had to use every inch of our 25' cord to reach the electric and a 25' water hose to reach the spigot. There is no cable TV. Some sites have the utilities positioned OK, but to many do not. Their 802.11 network was very slow at times dropped on a few occasions. Since this park has a number of extended stay customers, the 2 machine laundry is inadequate. The bathrooms (2 showers, 2 stalls, and 2 sink for each gender) were adequate for a small park. The playground equipment was OK and their lake (a man made pond) is nice. The fellow who checked us in was very friendly, there are no park handouts - just the receipt. I saw no sign of any recycling. This is a decent park, but certainly not a 9 or 10. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Tom222

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2014 - $30.00
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Very helpful and friendly staff, in a nice clean campground. The campground has easy access to the interstate and features a nice lake and treed sites. The only drawback is there is some interstate noise, but I will stay again. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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travelingpeople

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $30.00
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This is a delightful RV park. There is a lake where they allow fishing and rent kayaks. The park is very clean. There are trees for shade but enough clearings for satellite reception. There is a basketball court, a little play area for children, and a new dog run. It is very quiet and there is no train track or airport nearby. There is no cable TV and the little office does not carry groceries/supplies. We would highly recommend this RV park and would drive out of our way to stay here again. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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zrxh14

Review Count: 153
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $30.00
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Very pleased with our 1 night stay here. Management very friendly and helpful. All the facilities worked very well and price paid was a good value. Very close to any shopping you might need and lots of fast food and restaurants for places to eat. Also, plenty fuel stations close by. Very easy on/off to I-57 so is perfect for quick overnight stays. Extra long level pull-through sites with plenty of space between the sites. Plenty of shade trees. Restroom was very clean and modern for a park that has been there a while. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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600 Day Travelers

Review Count: 86
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $30.00
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Nice and convenient access to grocery, etc. The sites are spacious and the utilities work well. This campground is a good value. We will stay here again when we come back through the area in a few weeks. The only thing that would make this campground better would be paved roads; otherwise, it is perfect. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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mom2wildlife

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $30.00
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Lovely setting on a small lake. We had a lakefront pull through site. Sites are gravel with grass around. Nice, fenced dog area. Bathrooms were clean with good hot water...new shower curtains (which the last reviewer said were needed!) Friendly owners. They provide a trash can for dog poop, which I always appreciate! WiFi worked fine. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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cooter5

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $28.00
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Power was very good. Water was very good. Site was wide and level. Laundry facility was OK (just had the one washer and dryer). Very reasonably priced. Park was very clean and well looked after. Unfortunately at our site the Wi-Fi was very slow and would drop out at times. Guess it's new and a work in progress. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Nortguy

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $30.00
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Close to interstate but quiet. Lovely, shaded lakeside setting. Friendly, helpful owners. Bathrooms could use some renovation. At least new shower curtains. We'd definitely stay again. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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bones1941

Review Count: 66
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $30.00
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This park does not offer any discounts. The staff are great. The man that lead me to the site assigned said the turn into the site was to tight and put me in an easier one. The sites are level and the hook-ups are in the correct place, except the water hook-up is quite aways from the coach hook-up. The lake is a nice addition to the park and is relaxing to sit and view it. The park is off the freeway about a mile with good roads into it. The roads in the park are gravel, as are the pads. I would stay here again if in the area. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Dr. Moreau

Review Count: 48
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $30.00
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The campground was easy to find, just off Interstate 57. Our space was a pull through, looking at the fields that surround the campground. The campground had a pond and a few spots around it, but we were two rows over from the pond, which was fine. The campground’s proximity to the highway is close, but the noise was minimal. I slept great the three days we were there. Our space was unpaved, but level. The hookups were convenient. The nightly rate was inexpensive. Would I recommend this park? Yes. Would we come back? Yes. We camped at D & W Lake Camping and RV Park in a Motorhome.

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